Jenna Homen

05 Dec 2022

A Glimpse at an Unrecognizable San Francisco During the Gold Rush

Let’s take it back to San Francisco during the California Gold Rush of 1848. The discovery of gold marked a turning point for the Bay Area, ushering in a new era of industrialization. This was of course, at the expense of the native Ohlone people, who had been suffering enslavement

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07 Nov 2022

10 Fun Facts About San Francisco You May Not Know

You think you know a lot about San Francisco? Well let’s see how many of these fun facts you already had stored in your noggin. You’re about to be so much better at SF trivia. 1. Alcatraz was the only federal prison to offer hot-water showers, supposedly to dissuade prisoners

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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12 Sep 2022

15 San Francisco Museums and Gardens with Free Admission Days

Whether you’re a permanent resident of San Francisco or just visiting, you should definitely take advantage of perks like free museum days. Here are 15 museums that offer free entry on specific days each month and/or through other programs offered to residents. If you’re visiting, don’t fret—9 of these museums

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29 Aug 2022

An Interactive Map of Famous San Francisco Film Locations

Seeing San Francisco on the silver screen is always a treat—whether it’s old school like Bullitt and Vertigo, something from the 1990s like The Game and Mrs. Doubtfire, or more modern takes like Always Be My Maybe and The Last Black Man in San Francisco. Obviously, there are a ton

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22 Aug 2022

9 Beautiful Beaches Within a 3-Hour Drive of San Francisco

Any time you get tired of the San Francisco fog, it just means you need to get out there and appreciate good ol’ fashioned coastal California beauty. These beaches are all under a 3 hour drive from SF, which is arguably the perfect amount of time before the drive gets

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08 Aug 2022

A Look at Before and After The Embarcadero Freeway Came Down

Current mood: extremely thankful for how the Embarcadero looks today versus how it did in the past. While no doubt useful, the elevated double-decker Embarcadero Freeway (also known as California State Route 480) was hardly aesthetically pleasing compared to the Embarcadero of today. After the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake severely

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31 Jul 2022

12 San Francisco Secrets You Probably Don’t Know About

Think you know San Francisco? Think again. 1. Lincoln Park Golf Course used to be a cemetery and there are still bodies that remain on the premises. 2. There is a “Wood Line” installation piece, made of eucalyptus trunks and branches by artist Andy Goldsworthy, running near the Presidio’s oldest

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25 Jul 2022

Here’s What It Looks Like Under Those Brick Circles In the Street

Those mysterious brick circles you see on streets? They are cisterns — a form of ancient technology adopted after the 1906 earthquake to aid firefighting. We all know about the fires that ravaged the city after the 1906 earthquake, made worse due to the rupture of water and sewage lines.

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